‘A poltergeist rearranged the furniture’: The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

‘A poltergeist rearranged the furniture’: The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019

1:02 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about loud music and partying in a hot tub at a residence in the 1900 block of Cornice Road.

7:36 a.m. Officers mediated an argument between two tenants of businesses in the 2500 block of Copper Ridge Drive.

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8:18 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a suspicious incident at a ranch in the 23700 block of U.S. Highway 40.

10:22 a.m. Officers were called about a husky running in and out of traffic near Hilltop Parkway and South Lincoln Avenue.

12:29 p.m. Officers were called about a suspicious man loitering behind a building in the 700 block of Marketplace Plaza. Officers contacted the man and issued a trespassing warning.

12:56 p.m. Yampa Fire Protection District firefighters were called about a trauma at Colorado Highway 131 and Routt County Road 12 in Phippsburg. A man suffered a neck injury along a section of railroad in the area and was taken to the hospital.

1:21 p.m. Officers mediated an argument between an elderly couple and their caregiver in the 1400 block of Mark Twain Lane.

8:30 p.m. Officers were called to help a resident in the 2900 block of West Acres Drive who reported everything in their home suddenly moved. They believed a poltergeist was to blame.

11:09 p.m. Officers were called to a report of someone who had parked a car on the sidewalk in the 800 block of Broad Street.

11:25 p.m. Officers were called about a disturbance at an apartment complex in the 300 block of Mountain Village Circle. A resident could hear a woman banging and screaming on a neighboring door.

Total incidents: 43

  • Steamboat officers had 21 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 17 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to three calls for service.
  • Yampa firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.

The Record offers a glimpse of police activity and is not a comprehensive report of all police activity. Calls such as domestic violence, sexual assaults and juvenile situations typically do not appear in The Record.


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